Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft To Hold Next-generation Windows Event
Apple Lets You Remove U2's Gift Album From iTunes
Phones 4u Files For Administration
New DisplayPort 1.3 To DRive 5K Displays
Microsoft to Buy Minecraft maker Mojang
Pre-orders for New iPhones Top Four Million in First 24 Hours
Panasonic Reveals The Lumix DMC-LX100, Lumix DMC-GM5 Cameras And the DMC-CM1 Smartphone
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, PowerShot G7 X, PowerShot SX60 and PowerShot N2 Cameras Unveiled At Photokina
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, April 21, 2014
Samsung Opens Innovation Museum


Samsung Electronics today opened the Samsung Innovation Museum dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of the electronics industry, located in Samsung Digital City in Suwon, Korea.

Visitors to the museum can experience the history of electronics from the earliest electrical creations of Michael Faraday, Thomas Edison and Graham Bell, as well as glimpse into the future to learn about innovations to come.

"The Samsung Innovation Museum brings together some of the true historical masterpieces of electronics innovation. These inventions laid the technological foundation that allowed us to develop and refine products that enhance lives today," said Oh-Hyun Kwon Vice Chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics at the official opening. "The museum gives visitors an opportunity to see where we've come from and also see where Samsung draws inspiration from to continue to create category defining products."

The 10,950 m2 five-story museum is divided into three exhibition halls. In Halls 1 and 2, visitors can learn about more than 150 historical items while Hall 3 exhibits current and future innovation. Each hall has information about each product as well as videos specially created to provide added context.

Exhibition Hall 1 tells the story of the dawn of the electronics industry between the 18th and 20th centuries. The exhibition showcases some of the most innovative and historic inventions by Michael Faraday, Thomas Edison and Graham Bell. The hall is divided into five areas: discovery of electricity, lighting, telecommunications, home appliances and radio. Each area is separately housed within a cone-shaped roof hanging from the ceiling.

The original models are exhibited in Hall 1:

- Leyden Jars, Pieter van Musschenbroek, 1745
- Guglielmo Marconi's Wireless Telegraph "Maggie", 1896
- Edison early filament lamp, 1900's
- Maytag electric washing machine no.45, 1911
- GE Monitor Top Refrigerator, 1929

The hall also illustrates detailed company histories for pioneers in the industry: Siemens (established 1847); AT&T (1885); Philips (1891); GE (1892); and, NEC (1899).

The hall 2 consists of three zones that provide insight into the key pillars that underpin the electronics industry: Semiconductor, Display and Mobile.

Visitors can learn about technology landmarks such as the invention of the transistor, the development of integrated circuits, the history of the semiconductor, and the evolution of display technology. The Mobile zone features the world?s first mobile phone as well as the world?s first smartphone.

Located in Hall 2 alongside Samsung products are those created by other businesses that have advanced modern society such as Intel, Sony, Sharp, Nokia and Motorola.

There is also a S/I/M lab where children can learn how about semiconductors, displays and mobile communications.

The final hall showcases Samsung Electronics? vision for the future and also displays its most advanced technology. This hall is divided into three areas: The S/I/M Theater, the Product Gallery and the Samsung the nanum gallery. The S/I/M Theater features a 180-degree UHD panorama screen where visitors can learn about Samsung?s future innovations.

The B2B zone is divided into seven sections: Retail, Healthcare, Hospitality, Government, Finance, Enterprise Mobility and Education. Each B2B section showcases Samsung's range of B2B products and solutions that visitors can interact with.

The nanum gallery showcases souvenirs and Samsung?s social contribution projects. Proceeds from the gallery will directly support and fund on-going social contribution activities.

Located on the first floor of the S/I/M is the Samsung History Hall that talks specifically about Samsung's corporate philosophy Visitors can learn about the beginnings of the company, the challenges that have been overcome, and the "New Management" company ethos that transformed the company and, by extension, the electronics industry.

The Samsung Innovation Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday. Visitors on weekdays must make a reservation in advance at samsunginnovationmuseum.com.




Previous
Next
Nokia Devices and Services Acquisition Expected to Close This Week        All News        Kingston Digital Releases Larger mSATA Drives
AT&T Rivals Google Fibre With High-speed Network     General Computing News      Sharp Improves LCD Viewing Angle With New Optical Film

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Samsung NX1 Launches With APS-C backside-illuminated CMOS
Korean Authorities To Inverstigate LG-Samsung Dispute
Samsung Open Source Conference Kicks off Tuesday
Diesel Black Gold Introduces Custom Samsung Gear S at Runway Show
Samsung Outlines Its Vision for the Future Home At IFA 2014
Samsung Launches Tizen Wearable SDK for Gear S
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Announced At IFA
Samsung Goes Curvy At IFA 2014
Samsung Partners With Oculus On Gear VR, Announces Galaxy Note 4 And Galaxy Edge at IFA 2014
Samsung Acquires Canadian Cloud Solution Provider
Samsung Introduces First Curved Soundbar For TVs
Samsung Partners with Nike On Running App

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .